Exceptional AGN-driven turbulence inhibits star formation in the 3C 326N radio-galaxy

@article{Guillard2014ExceptionalAT,
title={Exceptional AGN-driven turbulence inhibits star formation in the 3C 326N radio-galaxy},
author={Pierre Guillard and Francois Boulanger and Matthew D. Lehnert and Guillaume Pineau des For{\^e}ts and Françoise Combes and E. Falgarone and Jer{\'o}nimo Bernard-Salas},
journal={arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies},
year={2014}
}
• Published 22 October 2014
• Physics
• arXiv: Astrophysics of Galaxies
We detect bright [CII]158$\mu$m line emission from the radio galaxy 3C 326N at z=0.09, which shows weak star formation ($SFR<0.07$M$_{\odot}$~yr$^{-1}$) despite having strong H$_2$ line emission and $2\times 10^9$M$_{\odot}$ of molecular gas. The [CII] line is twice as strong as the 0-0S(1) 17$\mu$m H$_2$ line, and both lines are much in excess what is expected from UV heating. We combine infrared Spitzer and Herschel data with gas and dust modeling to infer the gas physical conditions. The…

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